Circus Williams-Althoff in Germany


Circus Williams-Althoff
Typecircus

Owner 1976-1996: Franz Althoff Jr.
Founded1976
Closed down1996
Place Cologne
Country Germany

Directors

Key People 1966-: Evi Althoff (assistant director)

Veterinarians

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
1976-1995: Adi Enders
(elephant trainer)

Elephant keepers
Relevant literature
Description

Circus Williams-Althoff, in Cologne, Germany , was founded in 1976. Circus Williams-Althoff closed down in 1996 in Cologne, .


Comments / picturesCarola Williams, who founded Circus Willams which was sold to Irvin Field in 1968, who brought the circus to USA and labelled it as Ringling Red Unit.

1976: Circus Williams-Althoff was founded by Franz Althoff Jr. (born 1943), son of Adolf Althoff, and nephew to Carola Williams.

1991: Circus Williams-Althoff was renamed to Moscow circus.

1996. The circus closed down.




References for records about Circus Williams-Althoff

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Circus Williams-Althoff, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2111. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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